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Friday News Bites: U.S. Election Updates, LGBTQ Politics + More

Happy Friday, everyone. This week’s roundup is considerably less disheartening than last week, but there are still plenty of serious stories to cover. Let’s get the current crop of GOP ridiculousness out of the way first, shall we?

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PoC News in America

There’s a lot to catch up on, from the ongoing #blacklivesmatters protests to The Wiz Live. Let’s get to it.

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PoC News in America

Busy week this week with groundbreaking Emmy wins, to the Papal visit, to this moment of peak whiteness, and Beyonce slaying at everything because she’s Beyonce. Let’s get to it.

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News

PoC News in America

This week, we were overwhelmed with cuteness by these pictures of John Boyega being force-choked by a mini-Vader, among other things.

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Friday News Bites: No Witty Headlines for Gun Violence + More

Presenting the Mad Libs of police brutality, and by mad, I mean “utter madness:” Police in [LOCATION] shot and killed [PoC NAME] after [MINOR CRIME]. At least I also have a few good stories in this week’s newsy roundup. Let’s get started.

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PoC News in America

This week, I had a lot of feelings about the busy week in news. Let’s get to it.

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PoC News in America

This week’s roundup is video heavy, so pause your Spotify playlist and let’s get to it.

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PoC News in America

It’s the first day of June and even though we’re nearly halfway into the year, the news about police brutality and violence against PoCs continues to make waves.

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Friday News Bites: Chapel Hill Shooting, Network Shake-ups + More

Happy Friday, everyone. You can’t see it right now, but I’m making very disappointed faces in Brian Williams’ direction. Let’s get started with that and other news stories that caught my eye this week.

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Pop Culture

Jon Stewart is Leaving The Daily Show — Let the Speculation Commence!

Yes, as hard as it is to believe, Jon Stewart announced last night that he’s leaving The Daily Show later this year. So. Many. Feels. We’ll all miss him, of course, but can you blame him for not wanting to have to cover another election cycle? Let’s dry our tears and try to figure out what’s […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what to read when you’re on a conference call this week:

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PoC News in America

We’re gearing up for the Super Bowl (meaning party food), which means we’re bookending this week with some sports news.

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Pop Culture

What I Watched Last Night: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Ever since Comedy Central announced that Larry Wilmore would be taking over Stephen Colbert’s timeslot after The Daily Show, I’ve been super excited to see how it would turn out. After all, the other TDS alums who have branched out to do their own shows have done very well; The Colbert Report was freaking hilarious and Last Week Tonight […]

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PoC News in America

Happy post-Halloween hangover! Have you lost any of your favs to problematic Halloween costumes? Have you gained any new favs? Let’s jump right in!

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Humor

Musical Peaceniks, 21st Century Style

Even those of you not old enough to remember the 1960s have heard of the various counter-culture movements — anti-war demonstrations, hippies at Woodstock, never-trust-anyone-over-30, and so on. I was in elementary school, so I wasn’t old enough for any of the really wild stuff. My counter-culture activities were confined to teaching myself the guitar chords […]